Postponed or deferred enrolment

Your offer of admission is only valid up until the last day to complete the mandatory on-line registration of your new programme. This requires a Swedish personal (civic) number or a valid student account at Chalmers. Neglecting to complete the mandatory on-line registration on time means your admission will be forfeit.

If you on the other hand are intending to decline your offer of admission, please follow the instructions at universityadmissions.se.

Declining your offer

Postponed mandatory on-line registration (enrolment)

Students with a Swedish personal (civic) number will not be granted postponement of the mandatory on-line registration. Postponed enrolment can be granted for a maximum of 12 day.
An application for postponed enrolment for a Bachelor's programme must be submitted by the last day of the mandatory on-line registration, usually two weeks prior to the start of the semester. A granted postponed enrolment will not be extended beyond the first day of the semester.
An application for postponed enolment for a Master's programme (advanced level) must be submitted by the first day of semester. A granted postponed enrolment will not be extended beyond the Friday of the second week of the first semester.
How to apply
The application must be submitted to Chalmers admissions as soon as possible after the reason has occurred.
An applications received after the last date to complete the mandatory on-line registration of your new programme will be considered invalid.
A decision cannot be granted retroactively.
  • Specify the subject "Application for a postponed enrolment / mandatory on line registration".
  • Include your personal data (date of birth YYMMDD, name and the application number from your account at universityadmissions.se).
  • Send by e-mail to admissions@chalmers.se.
A decisions will be sent to you by e-mail. All instructions regarding when, where and how to register will be included in the decision. Postponed enrolment can only be granted by and is only valid when confirmed by Chalmers admissions.
Your offer

Please take note that  your offer of a study place is only valid until the last day of the mandatory on-line registration period. Neglecting to complete the mandatory online registration on time, without having been granted postponed enrolment, means your admission will be forfeit.

Deferment of studies to the next academic year

Under certain circumstances it is possible to defer the start of your studies to the start of the next academic year.
Take note, invalid reasons are reasons concerning housing/accommodation or your current economic situation, including not being granted a scholarship etc.
If you have a valid reason you may apply by doing the following;
  • Specify the subject "Deferment of studies to the next academic year".
  • State the reason and attach any relevant documentation, such as certificates.
  • Include your personal data (date of birth YYMMDD, name and the application number from your account at universityadmissions.se).
  • Send by e-mail to admissions@chalmers.se.
A decision will be sent to you by e-mail.
An applications received after the last date to complete the mandatory on-line registration of your new programme will be considered invalid.  A decision cannot be granted retroactively.

Your offer
Please take note that  your offer of a study place is only valid until the last day of the mandatory on-line registration period. Neglecting to complete the mandatory online registration on time, without having been granted postponed enrolment, means your admission will be forfeit.

Published: Mon 04 Apr 2011. Modified: Fri 23 Nov 2018